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Wednesday, February 24, 2016 8:00 AM

Rally For The Roots N' Boots Rodeo

Each March the rodeo comes to town in City Limitless®. Here, the Town of Queen Creek welcomes the Roots N’ Boots Festival celebrating the cowboy culture that surrounds rodeo. This year, the festivities begin on March 11 and for three full days visitors and residents alike will join to celebrate the town’s rural history, culture, and heritage.   One of the main draws of the Roots N’ Boots festival is the PRCA Rodeo. This is an exciting professional rodeo that only comes to City Limitless ® once a year. Last year, two of the shows sold out—so it really

Friday, November 27, 2015 8:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Holiday Cheer in City Limitless

It’s back and bigger than ever! Merry Main Street has been bringing holiday cheer to the residents of Mesa for years and after a decade hiatus, it’s back and even better.   Starting Nov. 27 and running through Jan. 3, Merry Main Street is the premiere destination for holiday fun in the Phoenix area.   Each weekend there will be a multitude of events and 400 performers, artists and vendors in downtown Mesa, as the whole community comes together to celebrate the holidays. Downtown Mesa businesses will host activities in their stores, a great way to have some fun and do some

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 10:20 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Top Things To Do in Mesa on Veterans Day

Are you looking for ways to celebrate the men and women who have served in the armed forces this Veterans Day? You’re in luck because we’re going to showcase what you can do around Mesa to honor and celebrate those who have served.   Superstition Coffee                   To start your Veterans Day off right, head over to Superstition Coffee inside the Queen Creek Olive Mill and support a veteran-owned business. This coffee roaster is family owned and operated by a husband and wife plus their two sons who are both veterans.

With great fall weather coming to Mesa, it’s time to get outside and what better way than with music. If you didn’t know, City Limitless has a great local music scene so you’re in for some awesome music experiences. From a leisurely afternoon with some good tunes to a soundtrack for your Friday night on the town, here are few free concert series to check out in and around Mesa!   Out To Lunch Concert Series Mesa’s mecca for the arts offers visitors and residents a free lunch time concert series in the heart of our downtown. Every Thursday afternoon starting

Friday, October 23, 2015 11:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

New Festivals Come to Queen Creek

Queen Creek is becoming the Queen of Festivals in Arizona with the four new festivals the town added recently. Starting as early as this week and running through the spring, these new festivals cover a wide variety of interests from beer and wine to making a general mess.  We’re going to give you the breakdown of these new festivals so you can find the one(s) for you!   Queen Creek Farmers Market Held every Sunday at the Queen Creek library starting October 4, the Queen Creek Farmers Market features a wide variety of Arizona grown fruit and vegetables, local vendors, food

The rumors you’ve heard are true! Mesa will be hosting its own music festival this year! Featuring over 200 music acts from emerging artists spread throughout our downtown, Mesa Music Festival is sure to excite.   The full lineup hasn’t been announced but the festival will feature acts including End of an Era, Pasadena and Nelly’s Echo.   In between the music enjoy the keynote address by music video deejay Matt Pinfield, a BMX stunt show, fireworks, VIP parties and much more.   The Mesa Music Festival will take place November 12-15 and all events are free. For

Thursday, September 24, 2015 9:00 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Fall Fun for the Family at Schnepf’s

This may be the desert, but it doesn’t mean we don’t know how to throw a good ol’ fashioned fall festival! If you’re looking for a great way to kick-off the autumn season, the Schnepf Farm’s annual Pumpkin and Chili Party is just for you.   Running through the month of October, the Pumpkin and Chili Party has been voted “The Best Fall Family event in the Valley” by Phoenix Magazine, Phoenix New Times, Sunset Magazine and others.    Amusement park rides, miniature golf and a petting zoo are guaranteed to keep the little ones entertained,

Monday, September 14, 2015 10:54 AM by Visit Mesa Team

A Festival for the Garlic Aficionado

This post isn’t for the vampires out there because it’s time to talk about Queen Creek Olive Mill’s Second Annual Garlic Festival, the place to celebrate all things garlic.   While this may be at an olive mill, Queen Creek Olive Mill is no stranger to garlic. You’ll learn how to grow and harvest your own garlic from the best of the best!   Come for the free tastings and cooking demos, but stay for the entertainment. Enjoy the live music after checking out the wine garden and beer tent. Other activities at the festival include a garlic recipe contest, garlic

By Colette Zaborniak, MAC communications dept.   There’s something to be said for celebrating a decade. When you turn ten, it’s a big deal – you’re finally a double digit! And hey, being a single digit for 9 years can get pretty dull. So you can imagine Mesa Arts Center is pretty excited to be celebrating the tenth year at One East Main Street! Although there won’t be cake and presents, or Aunt Jill pinching your cheeks remarking on ‘how grown up you are’, there’s a lot more to celebrate at this year’s Season Kickoff Festival .  

Monday, August 10, 2015 8:17 AM by Visit Mesa Team

Front Row: Broadway Bound

“I could have danced all night!” Broadway enthusiasts come enjoy a night of singing and dancing and see a play or musical this fall! We have a multitude of performing arts venues across our destination offering a wide array of performances. Mesa Arts Center Mesa Arts Center is an international, award-winning facility found at the heart of Mesa’s downtown. MAC is Arizona’s largest arts center with four theaters, five art galleries and 14 art studios. MAC always has something going on, so checkout their season guide for dates you’ll be in town. Coming up, be sure to